MOTHER EARTH NEWS Woodworking Jointer Survey

MOTHER EARTH NEWS shares its survey of the woodworking jointer stationary tool, including an explanation of how the jointer works, its value as a woodworking tool, and charts with manufacturer information.

Jointer woodworking tool
A cylindrical cutterhead equipped with two or three full-length knives is mounted on a frame and driven at speeds of up to 10,000 revolutions per minute (RPM), either by belt or directly by the motor shaft.
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